Clinical Practicum for Nursing Care of the Older Adult

Clinical Practicum for Nursing Care of the Older Adult
Clinical practicum for assessment, communication, critical thinking, and technical skills optimizing the functional status of older adults through health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention strategies.
 Hours1.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesCourses in Nursing Semester 1.
 Note6-hour clinical per week for 11 weeks.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 292
Course Outcomes

Foundational Knowledge

  1. Generate a knowledge base of the processes and issues associated with aging including the needs and functional capabilities of the older adult.


  1. Use knowledge concepts to solve aging issues recognizing that interdisciplinary care is essential for quality care.


  1. Compare and connect aging for the individual, caregiver, family, and friends recognizing ethical/legal issues and the importance of culture.

Human Dimension

  1. Compose a personal perspective on aging


  1. Create a perspective on the aging of God’s children that recognizes the potential and the possible and acknowledges that the aging process includes spiritual, physical and psychosocial perspectives

Learning How to Learn

  1. Reflect on how personal development is connected to professional development as a life-long learner.